Skip to Main Content
Services Talent Knowledge
Site Search


May 31, 2023

Linda Clark Interviewed for Crain's New York Business Health Pulse Article on NYS Medicaid Audit Process Reform Bill

Linda Clark, Health Care Controversies Team leader, was interviewed for the Crain’s New York Business Health Pulse article “Advocates Push Revised Medicaid Audit Reform Bill to Combat Excessive Fines.” The article explains that the current Office of the Medicaid Inspector General (OMIG) audit process often results in providers receiving massive fines, and a bill to reform the audit process aims to prevent this from happening. 

According to providers, OMIG’s current audit process for administrative Medicaid errors is unfair. Linda said, “New York is an outlier in terms of how aggressive it is as an auditor. It’s hard for us to understand why the state would be auditing in a more aggressive way than the federal government would be.” The extrapolation process, a point of focus in the revised bill, could result in fines that are far higher than the cost of the errors made. 

The revised bill’s goal is to bring New York State’s audit process in line with that of the federal government. If passed, the bill could mean that more providers are able to keep their doors open.

Crain’s New York Business subscribers can read the full article here.


Click here to sign up for alerts, blog posts, and firm news.

Featured Media


NYS Department of Health Publishes Amended Proposed Cybersecurity Regulations for Hospitals


FTC Noncompete Rule Survives—For Now


New York Trial Court Finds Uber Is Not Vicariously Liable for Driver's Negligence


ERISA Forfeiture Lawsuits: Navigating the Emerging Legal Landscape


EU Leads the Way on Artificial Intelligence Regulation


End of An Era: SCOTUS Overturns Chevron After 40 Years of Deference to Administrative Agencies

This site uses cookies to give you the best experience possible on our site and in some cases direct advertisements to you based upon your use of our site.

By clicking [I agree], you are agreeing to our use of cookies. For information on what cookies we use and how to manage our use of cookies, please visit our Privacy Statement.

I AgreeOpt-Out